Dean & Lynnae

Wedding Party

Mary Chun

Maid of Honor
Mary Chun

Mary is Lynnae's Best Friend. They met through mutual friend, David Vu, at UCSB. Mary now lives in Manhattan and works for Macy's corporation.

Briana Burrows

Bridesmaid
Briana Burrows

Another friend of Lynnae's from UC Santa Barbara. They met their freshman year and lived in the same dorms, Francisco Torres. Briana now lives in Los Angeles and works for The Natural History Museum.

Karen Booth

Bridesmaid
Karen Booth

Karen and Lynnae lived on the same floor freshman year but did not get to know one another until the end of their time at UCSB when they co-coordinated the Nutrition and Eating Disorder Peer group. They became good friends and roommates after college. Karen recently completed her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and is working on her MFT in Santa Barbara.

Chi Nguyen

Bridesmaid
Chi Nguyen

Lynnae first met Chi when she joined Circle K (a division of Kiwanis International) freshman year of college. They were roommates the remaining years of college. Chi now lives in Anaheim and teaches 7th grade math in Tustin.

Jennifer Park

Bridesmaid
Jennifer Park

Jennifer and Lynnae met their first day in Santa Barbara - they were freshman dorm roommates (right down the hall from Karen and David Vu, the guy responsible for Lynnae and Mary becoming best friends). They have stayed great friends since (those dorm room matchmakers did a pretty good job). Jenn now works in HR for cooking.com in Los Angeles.

Todd Umehira

Best Man
Todd Umehira

Although Dean and Todd grew up going to the same elementary schools, junior high, and church together, they really started to become best friends in high school. Todd is adamant that he is a Bruin to the bone even though he recently received a master's degree from that "other" school in LA. Similar to Brett Favre, he wants everyone to remember him during his golden years as a Bruin and forget about where he ended his scholastic career, but we all know the record books don't lie Toddy Trojan.

Ryan Onishi

Groomsman
Ryan Onishi

Ryan is Dean's older brother and international travel buddy. Their latest adventure took them to Peru and Ecuador where they climbed Machu Picchu and toured through the Gallapagos Islands with their friend Trisha. They continue to enjoy friendly, but always competitive games in tennis, basketball, and golf.

Reid Shigeno

Groomsman
Reid Shigeno

Dean and Reid both enjoy fishing and catching fish. Unfortunately, their most recent fishing trip in Puerto Vallarta was more of the former than the latter. Reid has also patiently endured numerous road trips to Mammoth or the local 7-11 with a narcoleptic Deano sitting shotgun.

Damon Perez

Groomsman
Damon Perez

Dean and Damon were housemates in college and roommates for a couple years after college before Damon relocated to Hawaii. His most recent achievement is getting baby Diesel to say, "Dadda" before uttering the words, "Mamma."

Matt Sakauye

Groomsman
Matt Sakauye

Dean and Matt were also housemates and roommates in college. Dean grew up thinking he was a pretty americanized 4th generation Japanese American until he met Matt, who didn't even know how to use chopsticks. Dean's ongoing goal in life is to one day beat Matt in a round of golf.

Ariel Cha

Flower Girl
Ariel Cha

Ariel is Lynnae's cute and super athletic 6 year old niece. She loves soccer and Dora the Explorer. Lynnae is waiting until Ariel gets old enough to see if she has a southern accent from growing up in Alabama. (Pictured with her mom/Lynnae's sister, Tammie.)

Christian Pedrotti

Ring Bearer
Christian Pedrotti

Christian is Lynnae's adorable, spunky 2 1/2 year old nephew. He is quickly trying to learn how to handle a basketball as well as his dad, Aaron and uncle, Chris. He also loves learning new things on Nickelodeon's Noggin' station.